Registration/Information: please contact our school registrar at (703) 658 - 2736 or FCAHSregistration@fcps.edu.
Fairfax County Adult High School
· Student must be 18 or older.
· Students must be a resident of Fairfax County.
Student contacts FCAHS registrar to schedule an appointment with a counselor. The counselor will meet with learner and review pathways of completion.
Student must provide proof of residency, current transcript, birth certificate, immunization records, and test scores.
Students aged 18 years or older who have needs that cannot be addressed in the comprehensive high school setting and/or alternative high school setting may simultaneously take selected courses at FCAHS. Parents or guardians must sign the Fairfax County Adult and Alternative High School permission enrollment form (IS-303), available from base school.
Limited FCPS transportation services may be available for school-aged students to attend day programs. Connector bus passes available to students aged 25 and under.
Students aged 18-21 (ELL and English Fluent Speakers) and aged 22 + requiring eight credits or less.
Virginia approved diploma (Adult, Standard, and Advanced Studies). Diploma requirements are based on a student’s ninth grade entry date.
How are students prepared:
The program offers high school credit courses and language development classes for English Language Learners.
Daytime: M-F (five days a week); two sessions daily; three one hour classes per session; semester program.
Evening: One three hour session nightly; three one hour classes nightly M-W and/or T-Th; year-long classes.
No tuition for General Education students aged 18—19.
No tuition for English Language Learners (ELLs) aged 18—21.
Day program fees = $80.00 per semester.
Evening program fees = $160.00 per school year.
General Education Development (GED)
Any student aged 18—21, who elects to enroll in HSE, and any student over age 22 who still needs more than eight credits to earn a credential.
The approved HSE is Virginia is the GED®. The GED® consists of four subject tests including Reasoning Through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Science, and Social Studies.
How are students prepared:
The program offers academic support including Pre-Intermediate and Intermediate Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes and GED® Prep classes. Additionally, language development classes are offered for English Language Learners.
Daytime: Two sessions daily—morning and afternoon; three one hour classes each session; semester program.
Evening: One three hour session M-W and/or T-Th; GED Prep two 90 minute sessions M-W and/or T-Th; semester program.
No tuition for General Education students aged 18 through 19. No tuition for English Language Learners aged 18 through 21.
Day/Evening program fees = $80.00 per semester